A trip to Nancy

Nancy is famous for the place Stanislas|The architectural and historical heritage of Toul is particularly rich|The city of Saint-Nicolas-de-Port|The castle of Haroué |The Château de Lunéville|

Description
Themes : heritage,

Nancy is famous for the place Stanislas which is part of a set of three places in the 18th century, they are classified in the world heritage of UNESCO. The city is one of the centres of Art Nouveau with the famous school of Nancy created in 1901 by the glassmaker Emile Galle.

In the vicinity of Nancy, Toul and Saint-Nicolas-de-Port cities also have magnificent historical buildings. Lovers of castles will discover the Château de Lunéville nicknamed the "Versailles of Lorraine" and the castle of Haroué was built between 1720 and 1732.


The stages
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Nancy
Nancy is famous for its place Stanislas which is part of a set of three places in the 18th century, they are classified in the world heritage of UNESCO. The city is one of the centres of Art Nouveau with the famous school of Nancy created in 1901 by the glassmaker Emile Galle.
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Toul
The architectural and historical heritage of Toul is particularly rich. The cloister of the Cathedral is one of the largest cloisters Gothic of France. The walls of the city were founded by Vauban at the end of the 17th century.
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The castle of Haroué
The castle of Haroué was built between 1720 and 1732 by Germain Boffrand for prince Marc de Beauvau - Craon, Viceroy of Tuscany. Surprisingly, the architect had to integrate into his plans the four towers and the moat of the old medieval castle.
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The Château de Lunéville
Nicknamed the "Lorraine Versailles", the castle of Lunéville was built in the 18th century. It is a masterpiece of 18th century architecture. High-place of enlightenment, under the reigns of Leopold I of Lorraine and Stanislas Leszczyński.
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Saint-Nicolas-de-Port
Saint-Nicolas-de-Port is a milestone on the 'beer Lorraine road'. The remarkable flamboyant Basilica Saint-Nicolas-de-Port draws since nearly ten centuries of pilgrims. Important city of fairs of the 16th century, there are only traces.
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